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Description
Sea captains' houses still line Main Street in Essex, as they did during the height of the town's shipbuilding prosperity in 1815. Among the historic buildings are Hill's Academy, one of the earliest educational facilities in this part of the state, and Pratt House, built by one of Essex's early settlers. America's first warship, the Oliver Cromwell, was built in Essex during the Revolutionary War.
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Connecticut River Museum
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Griswold Inn
36 Main St. Essex, CT 06426
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